AIA welcomed a delegation from Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance (SLUAF) and Metro Education this week to celebrate our 20-year partnership. By working together with common values and innovative qualifications the partnership has produced thousands of graduates through the AIA & Lixin International Programme and it is upon this already successful basis that the delegation travelled to the UK to discuss expanding the provision of globally recognised, high quality qualifications and skills training for finance professionals.
AIA is pleased to announce its latest strategic partnership with dynamic merchant services provider, CutPay. The partnership aims to provide AIA members and their clients with preferential rates and heavily discounted card processing facilities; typically up to 40% off.
With less than two months to go, are you Making Tax Digital (MTD) ready? If not, AIA would urge members to attend the upcoming ‘Making Tax Digital’ webinar on 18 March as Amanda Swales, Director of GoSimple Software covers all the facts and figures, digital software and new processes members will need to undertake in order to make sure their clients are MTD ready by 1 April 2019.
Do you know your responsibilities to your clients under the current legislation if you have data compromised as a result of a cyber attack? In the event that you have data compromised as a result of a cyber attack there is a good chance that client data will also be compromised so you do need to be aware of your responsibilities under legislation.
AIA is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with industry leading General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) specialists, The Data Support Agency. The collaboration will provide AIA members with a cost effective, solutions driven approach for the implementation and maintenance of best practice around their own data compliance, which in turn will ensure their clients can be assured that their own data is being well maintained.
The AIA annual conference took place on 18 January 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne with the focus predominately on the development of the new AIA Professional Qualification, changes to the UK’s Corporate Governance Code and changes to the IFAC International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.